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Alexandria shooter carried list of 6 members of Congress, FBI confirms

Alexandria shooter carried list of 6 members of Congress, FBI confirmsOn James T. Hodgkinson, investigators found a piece of paper with the names of six members of Congress. The FBI did not disclose the names of those lawmakers.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:34:07 -0400
Officials: No Policy from Trump On Russian Vote Attacks

Officials: No Policy from Trump On Russian Vote AttacksGovernment cybersecurity and intelligence officials say they haven't received directions from Trump about stopping Russian meddling in future elections, and that Russia targeted 21 election systems in 2016.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:21:30 -0400
FCC Regulators Are Now Imposing Record Fines for Robocalls

FCC Regulators Are Now Imposing Record Fines for RobocallsA Miami man is facing a record $120 million fine for what the FCC calls a massive spoofing operation. He allegedly made 96 million robocalls over a three month period.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:47:38 -0400
Democratic congressman: Our toxic brand under Pelosi makes it hard to win

Democratic congressman: Our toxic brand under Pelosi makes it hard to winRep. Tim Ryan says the partys toxic brand under House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is making it difficult for Dems to connect with voters.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:30 -0400
6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGS

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGSA powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five people in the Central American country. The quake struck at 6:31 am (1231 GMT) with its epicenter in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 46.8 kilometers, about 23 kilometers (14 miles) southwest of Puerto San Jose, the US Geological Survey said. The Guatemalan Seismological Institute measured the quake at a magnitude of 6.7.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:24:31 -0400
10 of the World's Scariest Airports to Fly Into

10 of the World's Scariest Airports to Fly Into

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:23:07 -0400
Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop clearedMILWAUKEE (AP) A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city's north side.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:06:57 -0400
"Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and Driving

"Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and DrivingThe Textalyzer device allows police to plug in and determine if a driver was using a cell phone to text while driving. Jeff Rossen shows how it works.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:47:20 -0400
Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces completely illegal

Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces completely illegalSen. Tim Kaine sharply condemned U.S. strikes on Syrian regime forces as completely illegal. He says President Trump needs a new AUMF.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:19:18 -0400
Ex-Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson: DNC and state officials dismissed Russia warnings last year

Ex-Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson: DNC and state officials dismissed Russia warnings last yearFormer Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says he tried to assist state election officials and the Democratic National Committee amid Russian cyberattacks but was rebuffed.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:55:48 -0400
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